Daily Archives: 12 Apr 2017

Every Deacons Meeting in Every Baptist Church Ever

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The Impact of Learning Greek, Hebrew and ‘Oriental’ Languages on Scholarship, Science, and Society in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Call for papers. Leuven, 13-15 December 2017 In 1517, Leuven witnessed the foundation of the Collegium Trilingue. This institute, funded through the legacy of Hieronymus Busleyden and enthusiastically promoted by Desiderius Erasmus, offered courses in the three ‘sacred’ languages Hebrew, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

I guess that many people upset with Pence’s observance of the Billy Graham rule would be in favor of Donald Trump’s adherence to it.- Jordan Ballor

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#ICYMI – Because Luther Never Said That, and He Never Nailed Anything to Anything

Luther is credited with doing and saying a lot of things he never did or said.  For example, the whole ‘ here I stand, I cannot do otherwise, God help me, amen’ never happened.  Neither did the ‘nailing of the … Continue reading

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The Dates for the 2018 Hawarden OT in the NT Conference

Dear colleagues, This email is to give you advance notice of the date of the next Annual Seminar on the OT in the NT: we will be meeting in Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, North Wales, as usual, from early evening on … Continue reading

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Is the Tiberias Stadium Really a Stadium?

This interesting essay explores the question. While archaeological excavations often help us to elucidate the narratives found in ancient texts, trying to combine the two sources can sometimes lead us astray. Examples where texts are used for the interpretation of archaeological … Continue reading

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The Zurich Consensus

THE CONSENSUS TIGURINUS WRITTEN BY CALVIN, 1549 FOR THE PURPOSE OF UNITING ALL BRANCHES OF THE REFORMED CHURCH IN A COMMON DOCTRINE AS TO THE LORD’S SUPPER HEADS OF CONSENT The whole Spiritual regimen of the Church leads us to … Continue reading

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